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Alta: The (White) Stuff of Legends

by Jules Older

When I ask other ski fanatics, “What’s your favorite American ski hill?” an awful lot of them give the same answer. Care to guess what answer that might be? If you guessed Alta, you win the prize. So what makes… Read More →

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How to Dominate the Pond Skim, Cardboard Derby & Schneetag

by Katie Coakley

What do you call weather than can flip from sunny and 50 degrees to puking snow and teen temps in 24 hours? Spring. It’s a crazy, unpredictable time of year. Adding to this meteorological craziness is the general revelry and… Read More →

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Extended & Late Ski Seasons in The East & West

by Eric Wagnon

The 2015-16 ski season in the East has been far from a banner year in terms of natural snowfall. Killington Resort in Vermont had tallied just 69 inches by early April, compared to its annual snowfall average of 250 inches…. Read More →

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Get #OneMoreDay This Season: Spring Events At Ski Resorts

by liftopia

Pond skims, festivals, concerts, parties, charity events, races, and oh yeah, great spring skiing and boarding. No matter what you’re into, there’s plenty of reasons to get on the mountain for #onemoreday this spring (as if you needed another reason… Read More →

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Here’s Why Spring Skiing Is Arguably The Best Skiing

by Jules Older

Have you ever uttered these words? “No thanks, no dessert please. I filled up on all that cabbage and kale, and I hate to spoil the meal with apple pie.” Or heard these words spring from your mouth? “A goodnight… Read More →

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Aspen Mountain Resort Guide

by Michael Stevens

Resort Overview Resort Name: Aspen Mountain, known locally as “A-Jax” Resort Address: 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aspensnowmass/ Twitter: @AspenSnowmass Instagram: @AspenSnowmass Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/aspensnowmass Flickr: https://flickr.com/aspensnowmass Date First Open: December 14th, 1946 marked the opening of Aspen Mountain’s… Read More →

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The Most Beautiful Mountains On The Planet?

by Jules Older

I asked, What are the most beautiful mountains on Planet Earth? Not the best snow, not the best grooming — the most beautiful. And you answered. Boy, did you answer. Here’s what you said: Banff, Cambodia, Chile, Colorado, Jasper, Massachusetts, New… Read More →

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Winter Isn’t Over Yet – More Powder This Week!

by Joel Gratz

Courtesy of our friends at Open Snow. For more details about the snowfall at your favorite areas, check the “Daily Snow” posts from Open Snow forecasters in Tahoe, Utah, Colorado, the Northwest, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona, and the Northeast. The calendar says that it’s officially spring, but… Read More →

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4 Tips For Skiing Over 50

by Mark Crone

I started skiing at the age of 6 and I’m now well above 50. My first boots had laces; my skis had screw-in edges and ski straps; my poles had leather strap baskets. A lot has changed since then –… Read More →

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Injury Prevention Advice From Ski Team Doctor

by Eric Wagnon

As U.S. Freestyle Ski Team physician, Dr. David Goltz sees his share of ski injuries. For the team’s mogul skiers, the biggest nemesis is the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in the knee. On the aerials side of the team,… Read More →